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booking clerk

  1. a person who sells tickets, as for a train or plane.
  2. a person who arranges and lists passage for persons, baggage, and goods.
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Origin of booking clerk

First recorded in 1830–40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of booking clerk

  • "You will get in soon after the special," the booking-clerk assured him.

    Mary Gray

    Katharine Tynan

  • The booking-clerk bustled up and helped Minnie from the cart.

  • The booking-clerk at Banbury remembered only three gents booking by that particular train.

  • So, on one splendid morning, at the station of her northern suburb, she had occasion to be severe with the booking-clerk.

  • On reaching the station she asked the booking-clerk some questions, and returned to her aunt with a cheerful countenance.

    A Laodicean

    Thomas Hardy